"Marburg - My Home For 11 Years" Top 5 Page for this destination Marburg an der Lahn by Kathrin_E
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The university town of Marburg is one of Germany's old town gems, although hardly known among visitors from overseas. The old town is at least as pretty as Rothenburg or Heidelberg, but without the crowds. I really wonder why this place is so little known. On the other hand, maybe I should keep quiet and be glad its charme is not yet ruined by mass tourism?
In 1988 I moved to Marburg to start my studies of art history. I had no idea I would stay, with a short interruption, until 2002. All in all I lived in this town for 11 years, a long and important chapter of m life. I loved it and still love it. Nevertheless it felt strange when I returned for a couple of days recently. It just isn't home any more...
Meeting one's past is an adventure. Those streets are so full of memories.
High water levels occur every now and then, mostly during the winter half of the year. These are not really a danger to... more travel advice
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